The project is to construct a new entrance road to the Ballina Byron Gateway Airport and assist in unlocking future industrial land located in the Southern Cross Industrial Estate.
Once complete, the road will provide a visually enhanced gateway road, provide an efficient traffic corridor, and provide access to industrial land.
These works will include:
- construction of Airport Boulevard
- extension of and connection to Boeing Ave
- connection to North Creek Road
- construction of three roundabouts
- bulk earthworks and fill
- kerb and gutter
- underground services.
The total projected cost is in the order of $7 million, subject to formal procurement process.
Council received a federal government grant of $3 million to progress this project. The remaining funds are sourced from Council.
The project commenced in February 2019 with the installation of ennvironmental fencing and is anticipated to be completed in early 2021.
© NSW Spatial Services 2019. This map is illustrative and not to scale.